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Tag: "pittsburgh steelers"

Steelers Likely to Cut Hines Ward

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to cut 14-year veteran wide receiver Hines Ward, sources told the NFL Network, via ESPN.com. It’s a decision that is being based not only on money, but production as well. Ward, 35, lost his starting gig for next season and would most likely return to the team as the No. […]

Pagano, Colts Bluffed by Steelers’ Linebackers Coach about team’s D-Coordinator Position

In a twist of events, Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler cancelled an interview for the Indianapolis Colts’ defensive coordinator’s job and has decided to remain in Pittsburgh, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Butler was the clear-cut favorite to take over the defense under new Colts head coach Chuck Pagano and had a meeting planned […]

Roethlisberger Disgruntled with Steelers’ Hierarchy for Forcing Arians Out

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is more than displeased that Bruce Arians will not return as offensive coordinator, and plans to meet with team president Art Rooney II about the matter after playing in the Pro Bowl on Sunday, according to a story by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “When I get back, I’m going to go […]

Steelers Sign Former Ravens QB Troy Smith

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Baltimore Ravens backup quarterback Troy Smith to a futures contract, according to Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Smith, a former Heisman Trophy winner, was selected in the fifth-round of the 2007 draft by the Ravens and was released by the team before the start of the 2010 regular […]

Steelers’ Season Ended by Tebow’s Aerial Assault

The heavily favored Pittsburgh Steelers were stunned by the Denver Broncos on Sunday because of one reason–and one reason only–they underestimated Tim Tebow’s ability to beat them through the air. The Steelers’ defense dared the struggling quarterback to beat the NFL’s top-ranked defense by throwing deep, and he did it time and time again throughout […]

Is the AFC North the Best Division in Football?

The AFC North is the only division in the NFL with three playoff teams, and it’s also the only division to have two, 12-win teams (Baltimore and Pittsburgh). “This is the best division in football,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said, via BaltimoreRavens.com. “It’s not even close.” The Ravens went a perfect 6-0 in the division […]

Ravens’ Home Playoff Date and Time Set

The date and time of the Baltimore Ravens’ AFC divisional-round playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium has been set. Baltimore will host one of three opponents on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. Depending on the outcomes of next week’s wild card games, the Ravens will play host to either the Houston Texans, Denver Broncos […]